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Bloodsucking Parasite Named After Bob Marley

Photo: Elizabeth Brill Scientists have certainly stirred it up some with this: they’ve named a parasite that feed on blood after the reggae legend Bob Marley. Paul Sikkel, an assistant professor of marine ecology and a field [...]

Neatorama Facts: Pirates of the Caribbean

Photo: Ack Ook [Flickr] Yo ho ho and 66 animatronic pirates! The Pirates of the Caribbean ride is one of my favorite Disneyland rides. And apparently, I’m not alone in this: over 300 million people have gone on the ride since it opened in 1967. But did they know that the ride was originally supposed [...]